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The Kindlers: FINDING OUR OWN SILENCE

Saturday, 28 January, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:30

First of five Spring 2017 Saturday workshops in London

FINDING OUR OWN SILENCE
Journey into the heart of the Quaker Way. Deepening Worship

A day of contemplation and conversation exploring those things that hinder and help our experience of silent worship.

Launch of booklet: Why Silence?

Quakernomics: An Ethical Capitalism

Monday, 30 January, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:00

Mike King was Reader at London Metropolitan University, now retired and working as an independent multi-disciplinary scholar. He has four degrees from British universities spanning the disciplines of arts, science and religion and has published over sixty papers, book chapters, film and book reviews, and five books at the intersection of these fields as well as two novels.

Creating new housing stock - what can we do?

Saturday, 11 February, 2017 - 10:30 to 16:00

A follow-on day from the very successful day on 20 February 2016.

This one will concentrate on what can be done, and look at items such as community land trusts.

Morning session

·         Update on the legislative situation

·         Affordable rent – what does this mean?

·         Workshop sessions (repeated in the afternoon)

·         Support for housing projects

·         Using our Quaker assets to deliver more homes

Local Quaker websites – inreach and outreach

Saturday, 18 March, 2017 - 10:30 to 16:00

.  A non-technical day to look at how we might improve the websites of UK local meetings, area meetings and recognised groups.  Please contact Keith Walton – keith.a.walton@gmail.com or 07806 663023 if you’d like to attend.

 

"Feeding the Darkness"

Monday, 27 March, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Here is your chance to see this important production at Friends House, if you have missed it elsewhere. It starts at 18.30 with hot drinks available from 18.00, is followed by a short discussion, and should finish at about 20.00. No charge for entry, but a retiring collection.

Feeding the Darkness

‘Art Thou in Darkness? Mind it not for if thou dost, it will fill thee more…...’ James Naylor (17th century Quaker)

Refugees

Saturday, 1 April, 2017 - 10:30 to 16:00

A day on refugees.  More details to follow

 

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